fibre optic cable

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Noun1.fibre optic cable - a cable made of optical fibers that can transmit large amounts of information at the speed of light
transmission line, cable, line - a conductor for transmitting electrical or optical signals or electric power
fiber-optic transmission system, fibre-optic transmission system, FOTS - a communication system using fiber optic cables
glass fiber, glass fibre, optical fiber, optical fibre - a very thin fiber made of glass that functions as a waveguide for light; used in bundles to transmit images
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The pioneer fibre optic cable manufacturer is investing OMR13 million for two plants -- one with an installed capacity to produce 14,000-18,000 kilometres of cable and another for the manufacture of 1.
Following comprehensive tests, the Cologne-based company igus GmbH has now developed a new twistable fibre optic cable for all 3D movements in energy chains, to keep bus systems working reliably.
Samy al Ghassany, Chief Operating Officer of Omantel said, Instead of investing in fibre optic cable, we want to rent it from Haya.
Brian Herbst, director of specialty cables, received a patent for breathable down hole fibre optic cable.
Fibre optic cable has glass or plastic strands that are used to carry the signals.